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Parisian Charm. Omelette & Champagne Breakfast. Beautiful Crepes. Afternoon Cocktails. Gallant Waiters. Delicious Quiche. Evening Romance. Continental Steaks. Mysterious Women. Famous Pastries. Cognac & Midnight Rendezvous. In short, it’s about everything a great European style restaurant is all about. The Old Pecan St 310 East 6th St. Austin, Texas Postmaster: If undeliverable, send Form 3579 to The Texas Observer, 600 W. 7th, Austin, Texas 78701 May a truck park on your foot “What If They Nuked Houston and Everybody was on the Katy Freeway? Well?” [Obs., July 4] Texas Observer has quite an imagination! I know from long, brutal experience that you dirty, sorry, low-down SOBs, alias “liberals,” “radicals” and so on, ad nauseum, would like to see just that everybody dead on the Katy Freeway. Your “analysis” of “society” is inherently and necessarily no other than a splitting [sic] image of your own personal desires and inclinations. You are a clear and imminent threat to the rest of us. May the FBI and Texans everywhere harass, disrupt and destroy your arrogant, petty organization. Jerry Fanning Houston Feeding the flames Paul Sweeney’s article, “Creosote Blues,” [Ohs., Aug. 8] is both timely in its presentation and impressive in the scope of its content. Recent Congressional attempts to limit instead of expand the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration with workers’ health and safety on the defensive. Sweeney’s article feeds the flames of our discontent with facts and figures which place Texas’ industries smack in the center of this controversy. Obviously, we need to strengthen such laws and expand their jurisdictional capabilities. Public employees in Texas have no such law to help improve their working conditions. Paul Gottlieb AFSCME, Local 1624 Austin Khomeini fever Am enjoying each issue and your well written articles. Keep up the good work. We need you more than ever what with “Khomeini fever” descending on us all. Jan Moffitt Richardson No free lunch I must decline to renew my subscription . . . . I had hoped, when I subscribed, to learn a little more about what my state government is up to: what bills they’ve passed, which bills they’ve vetoed, who voted which way, and why. \(So far as I know, the only place to learn this is in the newspaper if it should happen to carry it. As for the rest basically I’m conservative and not in sympathy with your causes. I am a believer in the TANSTAAFL \(There Ain’t No Such cially as I seem to be getting stuck with the bills. If you should decide to report more political news, I would like to resubscribe. Kathryn Tom Campbellton We promise to report on the Lege, as we always have done, as soon as it meets again in January. Ed. The Observer is looking for a fulltime editor/reporter with at least 2-3 years journalistic experience, a good understanding of politics in the broadest sense and an ability to spin gold from straw on deadline. You should know that the hours are long but not boring, the work is important and somewhat embattled, and the wages are just livable. There aren’t many better places to work. If interested, send a resume, a few clips and a statement of what you would like to do here and why. Applications should be in by Oct. 15. It might be helpful if you read the March 14, 1980 Observer in the course of applying. Ed. Personal Service Quality Insurance ALICE ANDERSON AGENCY INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE 808A E. 46th, Austin, Texas 459-6577 the legendary RAW DEAL Steaks, Chops, Chicken open lunch and evenings 605 Sabine, Austin No Reservations IF YOU ARE an occasional reader and would like to receive The Texas Observer regularlyor if you are a subscriber and would like to have a free sample copy or a one-year gift subscription sent to a friend here’s the order form: SEND THE OBSERVER TO name address city state zip this subscription is for myself gift subscription send card in my name sample copy only you may use my name $18 enclosed for a one-year subscription bill me for $18 MY NAME & ADDRESS THE TEXAS OBSERVER 600 W. 7th, Austin, Texas 78701 Dialogue/ 24 SEPTEMBER 19, 1980